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'''Boston College''' (also referred to as '''BC''') is a private university|private Society of Jesus|Jesuit Catholicism|Catholic research university located in the affluent village of Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, United States, west of downtown Boston. It has 9,100 full-time undergraduates and almost 5,000 graduate students. The university's name reflects its early history as a liberal arts college and University-preparatory school|preparatory school (now Boston College High School) in Boston's South End, Boston, Massachusetts|South End. It is a member of the 568 Group and the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities. Its Boston College Main Campus Historic District|main campus is a historic district and features some of the earliest examples of collegiate gothic architecture in North America. Boston College is currently ranked 31st in the National...
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MottoΑἰέν ἀριστεύειν ({{small|Greek language|Greek}})
Mottoeng''Ever to Excel''
Established1863
TypePrivate university|Private Nonprofit
Research Coeducational
AffiliationRoman Catholic Church|Roman Catholic (Society of Jesus|Jesuit)
Endowment$2.064 billion (2016)As of June 30, 2016. {{cite web |url=http://www.nacubo.org/Documents/EndowmentFiles/2016-Endowment-Market-Values.pdf |title=U.S. and Canadian Institutions Listed by Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Endowment Market Value and Change in Endowment Market Value from FY 2015 to FY 2016 |publisher=National Association of College and University Business Officers and Commonfund Institute |year=2017}}
PresidentRev. William P. Leahy
Staff2,418{{cite web |title=Boston College Fact Book 2012-2013, p.24 |publisher=Boston College Office of Institutional Research |url=http://www.bc.edu/content/dam/files/publications/factbook/pdf/12_13/12-13_fact_book.pdf |format=PDF}}
FacultyTotal: 1,386
(752 full-time){{cite web |title=Boston College Fact Book 2012-2013, p.11 |publisher=Boston College Office of Institutional Research |url=http://www.bc.edu/content/dam/files/publications/factbook/pdf/12_13/12-13_fact_book.pdf |format=PDF}}
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